2 Thessalonians

Characteristics of the Body of Christ in 2 THESSALONIANS

Characteristics of the Body of Christ in 2 THESSALONIANS

If you've yet to do so, you're invited to read Who We Are (and Are Not) for an explanation of the list below.

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Who We Are (and Are Not) Given This, Walk This Way
  • Faith is growing abundantly (2 Thess. 1:3)
  • Love toward one another grows ever greater (2 Thess. 1:3)
  • Considered worthy of the kingdom of God (2 Thess. 1:5)
  • Suffer for the gospel (2 Thess. 1:5)
  • Saints (2 Thess. 1:10)









  • Chosen by God from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth (2 Thess. 2:13)
  • Called by God to obtain the glory of Christ (2 Thess. 2:14)







  • Protected by God from the evil one (2 Thess. 3:3)












  • Be counted worthy of your calling (2 Thess. 1:11)
  • Desire goodness (2 Thess. 1:11)
  • Work in faith with power (2 Thess. 1:11)
  • Let the name of Christ be glorified in you (2 Thess. 1:12)
  • Do not be shaken or disturbed by those who say the day of the Lord has come (2 Thess. 2:2)
  • Let no one in any way deceive you (2 Thess. 2:3)




  • Stand firm (2 Thess. 2:15)
  • Hold to the traditions which you were taught (2 Thess. 2:15)
  • Be comforted and strengthened in your hearts in every good work and word (2 Thess. 2:17)
  • Pray for the saints who suffer for the gospel (2 Thess. 3:1-2)

  • Let God direct your hearts into the love of God and the steadfastness of Christ (2 Thess. 3:5)
  • Keep away from those who lead an unruly life not according to the teaching you received (2 Thess. 3:6)
  • Follow the example of the Apostles in living a disciplined life (2 Thess. 3:7)
  • Work so that you can eat (2 Thess. 3:10)
  • Work in a quiet fashion and eat your own bread (2 Thess. 3:12)
  • Do not grow weary of doing good (2 Thess. 3:13)
  • Do not associate with those who do not obey sound teaching so they might be put to shame (2 Thess. 3:14)
  • Do not regard such as these an enemy, but admonish them as a brother (2 Thess. 3:15)
  • Pursue peace in every circumstance (2 Thess. 3:16)